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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. (Quote by - William Arthur Ward)

The bulk of mankind are schoolboys through life. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. (Quote by - Malcolm Stevenson Forbes)

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. (Quote by - Sir John Lubbock)

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. (Quote by - Gail Godwin)

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. (Quote by - Colleen Wilcox)

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. (Quote by - George Burns)

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

The bad teacher imposes his ideas and his methods on his pupils, and such originality as they may have is lost in the second-rate art of imitation. (Quote by - Stephen Neill)

The city is the teacher of the man. (Quote by - Simondes of Ceos)

If you are truly serious about preparing your child for the future, don't teach him to subtract -- teach him to deduct. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

Full well they laughed, with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes, for many a joke had he: Full well the busy whisper, circling round, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Chess teaches you to control the initial excitement you feel when you see something that looks good and it trains you to think objectively when you're in trouble. (Quote by - Stanley Kubrick)

I don't think you have to teach people how to be human. I think you have to teach them how to stop being inhumane. (Quote by - Eldridge Cleaver)

Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education. (Quote by - Paul E. Gray)

We teach that a person must practice only one cultivation way. No matter how you practice cultivation, you should not mess up your cultivation by adding other things. (Quote by - Li Hongzhi)

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. (Quote by - Derek Curtis Bok)

The years teach much which the days never know. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I had a wonderful teacher about animal behavior. (Quote by - Jane Goodall)

Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted. (Quote by - Vladimir Lenin)

Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I would go out into the desert. The desert was my teacher. I didn't know about gurus and wise people. I wasn't a reader. (Quote by - Byron Katie)

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. (Quote by - Peter Marshall)

Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality; they discourse like angels, but they live like men. (Quote by - Dr. Samuel Johnson)


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